Book Reviews (#FridayReads) · Travel From Home Activities

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry in 24 Different Languages | #FridayReads

Reading The Little Prince as an adult was such a strange experience. I remember reading this as a kindergarten, my mother gave me a copy and insisted I read it, and I only remember hating it, and that it made me cry. In grade 1, I remember telling my mom how I wanted to be an astronaut so I could travel to Asteroid B-612 and I wanted to have a fox. I also remember laughing a few times. The almost condescending attitude towards adults and the jokes at their expense makes this book appealing to kids since they can relate to being baffled by grown-ups. But as I’m laughing at the crazy adults and the crazy things they do, I had to stop for a second as it sank in that I do those crazy things, too. I found myself reflecting on the deeper story behind this prince and his adorable travels to different planets. The little prince’s complete bewilderment at the behavior of adults challenged the way I think in so many ways.

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Letters From Afar: Travel the World Through Letters

In this digital age, we don’t receive much snail mail anymore. Don’t get me wrong, texts and emails are wonderful and speedy, but they are not as enduring and lovely as a handwritten letter on pretty stationary that you can hold and keep forever. AND I TERRIBLY MISS IT!

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How to Adopt a Rescued Koala in Australia

My boyfriend asked what I wanted for my birthday – I couldn’t think of anything at that time. Then I remembered wanting to adopt a koala back in 2019 after the bushfire that burnt nearly three billion terrestrial vertebrates alone – the vast majority being reptiles. And some endangered species were believed to be driven to extinction.

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How to Become a Lord or Lady without Leaving the Philippines

The coronavirus pandemic has canceled and postponed countless travel plans, I had 5 internationals and 3 of which were already booked as early as 2019. Despite the challenges posed by this virus, there are companies that try to ease our cravings to travel.

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Low-Cost Valentines Gift: Love Notes from Around the World

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Searching for a sweet Valentine’s Day gift that won’t break the bank? This year, skip the chocolates and teddy bear, and show your beau just how much they mean to you with a sentimental present they’ll never see coming: A compilation of love notes from around the world!

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